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The Curtis Project / PRISM Quartet


Release Date: 04/29/2016 
Label:  Xas Records   Catalog #: 101   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jennifer HigdonDavid LudwigKat SouponetskyDaniel Temkin,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This album is the result of the PRISM Quartet’s 2012 residency with the composition department of the Curtis Institute of Music. The quartet’s residency was the first time a saxophone ensemble had been in residence during the history of the conservatory. This recording contains seven works written by students or faculty of the Curtis Institute. The Curtis Project is the first release on this label, which was founded by PRISM to advance the ensemble’s vision of sharing saxophone music with listeners globally. This album is the result of the PRISM Quartet’s 2012 residency with the composition department of the Curtis Institute of Music. The quartet’s residency was the first time a saxophone ensemble had been in residence during the history of the conservatory. This recording contains seven works written by students or faculty of the Curtis Institute. The Curtis Project is the first release on this label, which was founded by PRISM to advance the ensemble’s vision of sharing saxophone music with listeners globally. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Short Stories by Jennifer Higdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: USA 
2.
Josquin Microludes by David Ludwig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012; USA 
3.
The Dniester Flow by Kat Souponetsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: USA 
4.
Blossoming by Daniel Temkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: USA 
5.
Spring/Neap by Gabriella Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: USA 
6.
Toccata by Thomas Oltarzewski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012; USA 
7.
Miniatures (4) by Tim Woos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: USA 

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